• Photos that Shook the World
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1981: Republican prisoners in the H Blocks go on hunger strike to demand political status. Bobby Sands leads the hunger strike and is elected MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone. Support grows across Ireland for the hunger strikers. When Sands dies in March, tens of thousands attend his funeral. There is widespread rioting. The hunger strike continues. [img]http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/events/hstrike/sands/sands81b.jpg[/img] 1981 is a year of assasination attempts. President Reagan survives in January. The Pope survives in May. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is murdered in October. [img]http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/45614000/jpg/_45614547_782a.jpg[/img] The Stardust Club, Dublin: A St. Valentine's disco turns to tragedy. 44 young people die. [img]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_NW-5vFuNiIE/SZQaAj_nFTI/AAAAAAAAAKk/uiCq2CglHbA/s200/Stardust.jpg[/img]
[QUOTE=cj55748;35609595][IMG]http://blog.alexgalmeanu.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/05/preview.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] What event was this picture taken from?
[QUOTE=Rombishead;35609699]What event was this picture taken from?[/QUOTE] [url]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_crisis[/url]
Can't believe no one posted this yet. [IMG][/IMG]
[QUOTE=Zergeant;35610076]Can't believe no one posted this yet. [IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] Funny I'm just watching The Prestige as I'm browsing :v:
1982: Argentine troops invade the islands they call 'Malvinas'. When diplomatic moves fail, a British battle fleet sails 8,000 miles. A bloody campaign begins. The fighting ends on June 14 when British troops retake Port Stanley. 255 Britons and 652 Argentinians have died. [img]http://legionlive.org.uk/files/2012/04/ff.jpg[/img] Michael Jackson releases Thriller, the biggest selling album of all time. [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/5/51/Michaeljacksonthrilleralbum.jpg/220px-Michaeljacksonthrilleralbum.jpg[/img] Belfast's De Lorean car plant closes. Owner John DeLorean is arrested on drugs charges. After £80 million in British Government aid, 1500 jobs are lost. [img]http://cdn100.iofferphoto.com/img3/item/103/066/977/the-delorean-story-car-crash-dvd-posted-worldwide-free-e916.jpg[/img]
[img]http://i.imgur.com/6jC2a.jpg[/img] Didn't exactly shake the world but it's still pretty bad :c
1983: Nuclear arms talks are deadlocked. President Reagan unveils his 'Star Wars' plan to create a defensive 'missile shield' in the sky. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament gets underway . The women of Greenham Common in England fail to stop the delivery of Cruise missiles. [img]http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/EXID4454/images/reagan3.JPG[/img] The US pursues a 'get tough' policy in Central America. In Nicaragua, the US backs the right-wing 'Contra' rebels against the ruling 'Sandinista' government. [img]http://neilesquibel.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-o-matic/cache/a8ed2_1233989438_42-18580454.jpg[/img] former Philippine Senator, took place on Sunday, August 21, 1983, at the tarmac of Manila International Airport. Aquino, also a longtime political opponent of Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, had just landed in his home country after a 3-year self exile in the United States when he was shot in the head while being escorted from an aircraft to a vehicle that was waiting to transport him to prison. Also killed was Rolando Galman, who was later implicated in Aquino's murder. [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/22/Ninoy-aquino.jpg[/img]
[img]http://listverse.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/07.-columbine-high-school-massacre.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.lovewarsaw.co.uk/poland/images/poland/auschwitz.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.jewishgen.org/forgottenCamps/Images/Auschwitz3.gif[/img] [img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3255/2716484543_7532e99ea6_b.jpg[/img] [img]http://bermudaradical.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/lenin-and-the-masses.jpg[/img]
Lenin looks like a wax statue I saw of him once. [editline]17th April 2012[/editline] [IMG]http://www.worldsfamousphotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/segregated.jpg[/IMG]
1984: The IRA bomb a hotel at the Tory party conference in an attempt to assassinate most of the British cabinet. Four people die. [img]http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2009/10/13/1255429448054/Guests-at-the-Grand-Hotel-014.jpg[/img] Ethiopia is stricken by famine and civil war. [img]http://www.imaging-famine.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/EF005-compressed.jpg[/img] Crack, a smokeable form of cocaine, is first introduced into the Los Angeles area and soon spreads across the United States in what becomes known as the Crack Epidemic. [img]http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2008/11/22/newyork_460x276.jpg[/img]
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Eschede 1998 [IMG]http://www.n-tv.de/img/27/271225/O_680_380_680_973064-src-path1.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www.n-tv.de/img/27/271239/O_680_380_680_973064-src-path15.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www.n24.de/media/_fotos/bildergalerien/002011/icehatgeburtstag/eschede_zug_angehoben.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www.n-tv.de/img/27/271249/O_680_380_680_973064-src-path25.jpg[/IMG]
I remember that, over 100 Germans died in that. It was terrible.
[img]http://www.crimemagazine.com/images/539w.jpg[/img] [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/54/Atomic_bombing_of_Japan.jpg/300px-Atomic_bombing_of_Japan.jpg[/img]
1985: 13 July 1985 is a day to remember. Bob Geldof organises Live Aid at Wembley. Ireland is the highest 'per capita' donor. [img]http://www.radiorewind.co.uk/images/live_aid_wembley.jpg[/img] An Air India Boeing 747 crashes into the Atlantic. A terrorist bomb is the suspected cause. All 329 people on board are killed. [img]http://it.top-10-list.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Air-India-Flight-182.jpg[/img] After the death of Konstantin Chernenko, Mikhail Gorbachev becomes Party leader. His policy of 'glasnost' (openness) brings change to the Soviet Union. [img]http://www.realclearpolitics.com/images/wysiwyg_images/reagan_gorbachev.jpg[/img]
[B]Queensday 2009 disaster in the Netherlands:[/B] Might not have shocked the whole world but it definitely shocked all the people over here. 7 people lost their lives. [IMG]http://i43.tinypic.com/28835n8.jpg[/IMG] It was even on live television: [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_hjc6X4Y64[/media]
[IMG]http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/chronicle-of-flight1.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm160/anarchiekueken/Lunch-atop-a-skyscraper-c1932.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_1uM2201-bDs/Swmphmaqb4I/AAAAAAAAAN0/FnVP903XZ8E/s1600/Niepce_first_photo_ever_taken.jpg[/IMG] [sp]First ever picture taken, from 1839[/sp]
7/7 Bombing [IMG]http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00505/bus-682_505248a.jpg[/IMG] Pearl Harbour [IMG]http://radiooso.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-.jpg[/IMG] Invasion of Iraq [IMG]http://goatmilk.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/450_shock_and_awe.jpg[/IMG]
[QUOTE=glennman94;35610766][B]Queensday 2009 disaster in the Netherlands:[/B] Might not have shocked the whole world but it definitely shocked all the people over here. 7 people lost their lives. [IMG]http://i43.tinypic.com/28835n8.jpg[/IMG] It was even on live television: [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_hjc6X4Y64[/media][/QUOTE] What happened?
[QUOTE=Hamburgers;35610957]What happened?[/QUOTE] Attempted assassination of the Dutch royal family.
is there a way 2 resize images
[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Ghraib_torture_and_prisoner_abuse]Abu Ghraib[/url] [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Abu-ghraib-leash.jpg[/img] It would be nice if you guys could link to a wiki page or at least explain something about the image(s) [editline]17th April 2012[/editline] [QUOTE=wolololo;35611832]is there a way 2 resize images[/QUOTE] [t][/t ] without the space to make a thumbnail
[QUOTE=Hamburgers;35610957]What happened?[/QUOTE] A Dutch national with no motive, no criminal record, no mental instabilities and no grudge or hate against the Royal Family suddenly tried to kill them with his car. He died and his motives are still unclear. 8 people died.
Does anyone have that photo taken by a toddler on a disposable camera of the first plane hitting the world trade centre? It's the only photo of it and it's really incredible, I saw it on a documentary years ago.
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